West Virginia Department of Commerce Services & Specialty Programs

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Services & Specialty Programs

Services and specialty programs

Small businesses get an edge on success through the practical services and specialty programs available through the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC).

Advocacy Program
Keeps the state Legislature informed about the needs of West Virginia’s small businesses.

Ombudsman Services
Helps West Virginia small businesses resolve issues with regulatory agencies.

Financial Assistance Services
Financial assistance services can improve a small businesses’ access to loans, grants and investment dollars. 

International Trade
Puts small businesses in touch with markets.

Market Research

Procurement Assistance
Shared resource centers for opportunities to market to federal, state and local government.

Research & Commercialization Program
Centralized source for information and assistance regarding the SBIR/STTR program for WV small technology businesses.

Women and Minority Owned Business Directory
Find contact information for women or minority-owned businesses.

Veterans Business Outreach Program
Provides business training, counseling, technical assistance, and mentoring to veterans.

Business Disaster Recovery Program
Offers aid to West Virginia small businesses affected by floods and similar declared disasters.

America's SBDC

West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) helps individuals start, grow and maintain small businesses in the state.

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WV SBA - Small Business Resource Guide
West Virginia SBA Small Business Resource Guide

A guide published by the SBA outlining tools available to small business owners.